Caribbean Business Report for 20th May 2019

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We are now moving swiftly from Jazz to Carnival – the big launch is this Saturday at the Sab Playing Facility at Vigie. Before that the Teachers will host their Kaiso with Class competition. On Saturday the Carnival Queen contestants were paired with their sponsors. See the details in the CBR. Good luck to the 8 lucky ladies and their treasured sponsors.
We’re also heading to the start of the hurricane season on June 1st — so be warned.
In the meantime, here are this week’s headlines.

  • ECFH records yet another year of profitability
  • 2019 Carnival Queen Contestants sashed
  • Former Chairman of Fanny Mae to address chamber luncheon
  • Saint Lucia welcomes direct American Airlines flight from Chicago
  • Will your business function after a disaster?
  • St. Lucian crew needed for inaugural ARC Youth Team
  • Business obstructing pedestrians cautioned
  • Bay Gardens ‘dine around’ initiative paying dividends
  • The time to invest in BPO in the Caribbean is now!
  • Accelerating Caribbean Fashion
  • St. Lucia and world renowned model share Elle cover page
  • Little Bay Port Development launched to boost economy, connectivity
  • Axcel Finance conducts students’ career preparation workshop
  • Employers Federation Geneva headquarters representative visits Saint Lucia
  • Cannabis tycoon leaves St. Kitts after posting bail
  • Coca Cola heir arrested for cannabis in St. Kitts
  • Ramada Hotel supports St. Kitts festival
  • Support for Dominica’s permaculture demo site
  • A stand for free and independent media
  • St. Kitts Minister address Ross University
  • Grenada man arrested on beachfront property
  • Flow gets LTE license in Grenada
  • Financial Intelligence Unit in St. Vincent turns 17 

Do have a productive week.

Bernard Fanis 

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